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Vice President, Corporate Counsel

Company: Prudential
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) which ranks as one of top 10 asset managers in the world with $1.4 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020. Redefining the real estate investing landscape since 1970, PGIM Real Estate has professionals in 32 cities in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific with deep local knowledge and expertise, and gross assets under management of $182.5 billion (net $161.7 billion) as of September 30, 2020. PGIM Real Estate offers to its global client base a broad range of real estate equity, debt and securities investment strategies that span the risk/return spectrum.

PGIM Real Estate's Law department currently has 20 attorneys and is part of Prudential's Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs department.

Key responsibilities include:

Providing advice on legal and regulatory issues related to the structuring, marketing and launching new real estate investment funds and other products.

Supporting product development activities, including the structuring of investments by non-US investors in funds and other investment vehicles.

Supporting portfolio management teams with ongoing fund management issues.

Providing advice related to joint ventures, REIT structuring and compliance and other investment transactions.

Providing advice on regulatory issues, fund governance and litigation matters as needed.

Retaining, managing and coordinating outside counsel.

Supporting and driving diversity and inclusion efforts, including the retention of diverse outside counsel.

Qualifications

Relevant law firm or in-house experience in fund formation, investment management, private equity and/or real estate capital markets (minimum of 6 years).

Knowledge of the US regulatory framework for private funds and real estate capital markets, such as the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act of 1933 and ERISA.

Strong problem-solving, communication and client management skills.

Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and operate independently in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent judgment, including the ability to provide pragmatic advice and escalate issues when appropriate.

Ability to collaborate with clients, colleagues and corporate partners at all levels, including senior management.

Familiarity with REIT rules and US tax laws related to private funds, including structuring investments for non-US investors is a plus.

Cross-border or international experience is a plus.

Admitted to practice law in at least one state and able to obtain an in-house counsel license, if required.

Location

The position may be based in any of PGIM Real Estate's U.S. offices.

  • Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, which may include an assessment, please call (800) 433-8960, prompt 4 or email accommodation.h&w@prudential.com.

Please note that the above number and email are solely for individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation. If you are experiencing a technical issue with your application or an assessment, please email careers@prudential.com to request assistance.

Keywords: Prudential, Newark , Vice President, Corporate Counsel, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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